Member newsletter of IABC India | June 2017
Your monthly news & updates

Welcome to the fourth edition of our monthly member newsletter. 

In this issue, we have some very informative member-only resources on managing reputation in a crisis situation as well as the latest issue of the  Communication World (CW) magazine as part of your membership benefits. We encourage you to share your profile as well as your works to be featured in the Member Spotlight section in the forthcoming issues of this newsletter.

We are delighted to announce that Sharon Hunter – Chair, International Executive Board (IEB), the governing body of IABC – will be visiting India in August 2017. We plan to organize events that you can attend in the Delhi, NCR area during her visit and will let you have more details soon...

Please encourage your friends and industry colleagues to join IABC  or  reinstate  your membership if it's due for renewal. Feel free to share this newsletter, contribute to it, and help us expand the IABC network in the country.

IABC India Board Members

Subhamoy Das (Delhi NCR) - President
Bish Mukherjee
(Chennai) - Immediate Past President
Ashwani Singla
(Delhi NCR) - Vice President
Aniisu Verghese
(Bangalore) - Treasurer
Swati Sharma
(Delhi NCR) - Director, Membership
Avani Ekbote Mahindra
(Mumbai) - Director, Programs
Purba Mukherjee (Delhi NCR) - Director, Communications
Pavan Kumar Nerella
(Hyderabad) - Director, IT and Website

Missed reading the last issue? Access Past Issue of this Newsletter:  Vol 1; Issue 3 - May 2017
Latest news
Bish Mukherjee ABC recognised as an IABC Fellow in Washington DC

One of the most reknowned names in the IABC world, Bish Mukherjee, was recognised as an IABC Fellow at the Naval Memorial in Washington DC. Bish has been part of IABC for almost a decade and he is the founder President of IABC India. We feel great to have him as a guiding figure in IABC India. View FB Post by  Bish to learn about the event. Click here to view our Twitter post.
Conference highlights: IABC World Conference

The IABC World Conference, held from 11-14 June 2017 in Washington D.C., saw eminent communicators from across the world brainstorm on key trends in communication.  Jon Iwata, senior vice president of marketing and communications, IBM, explained how artificial intelligence and cognitive communication will evolve across every field. Jim Shaffers presentation Reinventing communication for high impact and high valuedefined how communication professionals should work toward establishing their line of business as a value add in modern day set-up.  

What's new
We are on Facebook now!

In our efforts to expand IABC India's eminence and reach, we have launched our Facebook page.
Member spotlight
Know your fellow IABC Member

Sonali is a part of the Corporate Affairs team at Walmart Stores, Inc., and serves as the Internal Communication Centre of Excellence lead for Walmart's International markets. Before joining Walmart, she served in the Indian Army for six years where she worked in different capacities to exhibit her organising and planning abilities.

Free resource of the month
In an interview with CW associate editor, Khyla Flores, TIm Pollard, CEO, Oratium, explains that many communications don’t fulfil their fundamental mission of driving results—especially sales results—by compelling people into action. That’s because most communications, including business presentations, are not based on an understanding of how the human brain is wired.

Communication World June 2017
Managing employee communication in global organisations can be a complex undertaking. Communication World's June issue explores some best practices and trends in cross-cultural communication, from how to apply a cultural lens to change management efforts to developing a translation strategy.   

Access your free issue of CW now
Upcoming events
FUSION: IABC APAC is proud to present the inaugural edition of our Regional Conference in Singapore to connect communicators across the Asia Pacific region. Mark your calendar for 23-25 August, 2017 and  register here.
RENEW: If your IABC Membership is up for renewal,  click here to renew now
JOIN: Encourage your team members & industry peers to become a member today